Wednesday, September 17, 2014

RIT Graduate Student Support Group



Greetings Graduate Students,

I am forwarding you some information about an on campus support group.  If you have questions about this group please call (585) 475-2261 or write to apgycc@rit.edu


RIT’s Counseling Center is pleased to announce a support group for graduate students.
The group will start date is Wednesday, September 24th and is free to interested students.
Sessions will be held on a weekly basis throughout the semester with the group co-facilitated by two of the Counseling Center clinicians, Kate Buckley and Toni Gauthier. 


Graduate Student Support Group Description
Explore concerns that are impacting your personal life and performance while
in graduate school. Topics may include achieving work/life balance, returning
to school as an adult learner, roadblocks to thesis completion, and the impact
of family and financial concerns on one’s experience.  Participants will examine
how their interpersonal styles are related to their experiences in school and life in general .

When:      Wednesdays 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm 
Where:     RIT Counseling Center, August Bldg. 2nd floor
                   Above Student Health Center
                                                                                                                  
Registration is Required:
Call the Counseling Center (585) 475-2261 to request a pre-group ½ meeting with Kate Buckley  or Toni Gauthier

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Graduate Student Success Workshop Wednesday September 17th at 3 p.m.

Greetings!

This year is off to a good start.  It has been great to see those of you who are taking advantage of our Graduate Student Success Workshops.
If you missed the September 2nd workshop on Graduate Student Resources this is your chance.  Sign up today for the Wednesday September 17th workshop.  We will be meeting on the third floor of the library in the Biblab at 3 p.m.. 

This workshop will introduce graduate students to the wide variety of services and resources available to them in print and electronically via the RIT Libraries web site.  Searching, citation management, and meetings with college librarians will also be discussed.   Attend to learn important information to get a jump on your thesis or dissertation research!

Sign up here

Friday, September 12, 2014

Graduate Student Success End of week Newsletter September 12th



Graduate Student Success End of Week Newsletter September 12th

Greetings Graduate Students,
I hope that this has been a productive week for you.  The weather is starting to cool off and soon we will be experiencing another beautiful upstate New York Fall.  I hope that you will make plans to pick some apples, carve a pumpkin or go for a ride in the country to just take in the sights. 
This Newsletter is to let you know about the events coming up this next week.

Monday September 15th
September 15th Tips on Writing a Thesis Proposal - Reading Room SAU - 5 - 6 p.m.  This workshop will give you some Tips on Writing a Thesis Proposal.  If you have not written your proposal yet or you are in the process this is a great first step.  Come and meet with Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Success Rauncie Ryan and some Graduate Students who have successfully written a Thesis Proposal and bring your questions.  You can register here:

Wednesday September 17th
Graduate Student Resources - Library 3rd floor Biblab - 3-4 p.m.
This is a repeat of our September 2nd workshop for those who could not attend.
 This workshop will introduce graduate students to the wide variety of services and resources available to them in print and electronically via the RIT Libraries web site.  Searching, citation management, and meetings with college librarians will also be discussed.   Attend to learn important information to get a jump on your thesis or dissertation research!
You can register here:
http://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/gradstudies/forms/september-17th-graduate-student-resources

We are still looking for students who are interested in being a part of our Graduate Student Advisory Council.  Please contact me if you are interested.  

Have a great weekend!!
 
Rauncie Ryan
Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Success
LRRGLA@rit.edu
www.rit.edu/gradstudies

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

A conversation with Your Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Success on September 8th

I would love to meet some of you face to face and for those I already know I would like to spend some time with you.  Please join me for coffee and cookies on Monday September 8th in the Campus Center Reading room on the second floor on September 8th at 5 p.m..
Come with your ideas about what our office can do to help you to be successful as a Graduate Student.
Click here to sign up.




Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Graduate Student Success Workshop September 2nd

Have you signed up for our first Graduate Student Success Workshop?  It is not too late.  We still have 10 spots open.  The workshop is at 3 p.m. today, Tuesday September 2nd, in the library on the 3rd floor in the Biblab. 
Graduate Student Resources Workshop
This workshop will introduce graduate students to the wide variety of services and resources available to them in print and electronically via the RIT Libraries web site.  Searching, citation management, and meetings with college librarians will also be discussed.   Attend to learn important information to get a jump on your thesis or dissertation research!

Register here and pass the word around

https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/gradstudies/forms/workshop-september-2nd#overlay-context=workshops

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Welcome back!

Welcome RIT Graduate Students!

We had our most successful Orientation yet.  I was so happy to see the long lines for the BBQ afterwards and it was great to meet you!
I wanted to share a few things that are coming up in the next few days.

GSAC information meeting
The first information meeting is about to start in my office at 3 p.m. today (Thursday August 28)  There will be a second one on Friday August 29th at 10 a.m.  If you are interested in serving on the Graduate Student Advisory Council I would love to see you at one of these meetings.

Our First workshop of the year
If you have not already signed up hop over to our website and sign up for our first workshop which will be held on Tuesday September 2nd.  

September 2, 2014  Graduate Student Resources - Library 3rd floor Biblab - 3-4 p.m.  This workshop will introduce graduate students to the wide variety of services and resources available to them in print and electronically via the RIT Libraries web site.  Searching, citation management, and meetings with college librarians will also be discussed.   Attend to learn important information to get a jump on your thesis or dissertation research!

You can sign up here
 Register

Stop by the office during our regular business hours if you are looking for a place for quiet study.  We would love to see you.



Thursday, July 24, 2014

RIT Graduate Student Orientation

We are already busy in the office with plans for the 2014 Fall Graduate Student Orientation.  I hope that you will join us!  You can sign up on our website.

www.rit.edu/gradstudies